From 찌— (jji-, “to steam”) + —개 (gae, suffix denoting something small associated with an action). Compare 노리개 (norigae), 지우개 (jiugae).
- Phonetic Hangul[찌개]
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찌개 • (jjigae)
- jjigae, a Korean dish similar to a stew, typically consisting of vegetables and meat or seafood boiled in water seasoned with soy sauce and gochujang or doenjang.